Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 152
Event Type: Incident
Highest Injury: None
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
FAA Flight Standards District Office: FAA Miami FSDO-19
City: PEMBROOKE PINES
AIRCRAFT FORCE LANDED ON A HIGHWAY, NEAR PEMBROOK PINES, FL
R & E AIRWAYS CORP: http://registry.faa.gov/N46953
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police are investigating after a small plane made an emergency landing in Pembroke Pines.
The plane was forced to land on US Highway 27 just before 10 p.m. on Tuesday due to a currently unidentified issue. The two passengers that were onboard the plane both walked off without any injuries.
There was a slight fuel spill during the landing, so firefighters have placed foam down as a precaution. Traffic in the southbound lane is moving however, only one lane is open at this time.
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A small plane made an emergency landing on U.S. 27 in Pembroke Pines Tuesday evening.
It happened near the 1000 block in the southbound lanes near Pembroke Boulevard. The pilot called in engine trouble and made the landing. No injuries were reported.
Pembroke Pines Police said there was no damage to the plane or to any surrounding roads or homes. They said the plane was occupied by the pilot and one passenger.
The plane is a single-engine propeller, fixed-wing aircraft. The FAA was called to the scene to investigate.
Pembroke Pines Fire crews responded to plug a fuel leak from the plane.
U.S. 27 was closed for a short time but has since been reopened. The plane is expected to be towed from the area on Wednesday.
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